The Czech Supreme Administrative Court supports findings by the Office for Protection of Competition as regards relevant market definition in predatory pricing case (Student Agency)

On 30 September 2013, the Supreme Administrative Court cancelled the judgment of Regional Court in Brno in the case regarding alleged predatory pricing by Student Agency (a leading bus transport company) and remanded the case back to it. The Regional Court in Brno previously quashed the decision of the Office for Protection of Competition (“Office”) which imposed a fine of approx. CZK 5 million on Student Agency for an abuse of dominant position in the form of predatory pricing by Student Agency in response to an entry by competing bus company ASIANA on Prague-Brno bus line at the turn of year 2007/2008. The Supreme Administrative Court disagreed with the Regional Court’s finding that the Office did not establish sufficiently facts relating to the definition of the relevant market in the

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Jiri Kindl, The Czech Supreme Administrative Court supports findings by the Office for Protection of Competition as regards relevant market definition in predatory pricing case (Student Agency), 30 September 2013, e-Competitions September 2013, Art. N° 61669

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